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First ‘Jem And The Holograms’ Trailer Is A Disappointment

The truly, truly outrageous animated 80s rock star known as Jem is getting her own live-action film later this year, and the first trailer is unquestionably bad. In the time before the internet, films and television shows adapted from popular written works could largely ignore the source material as there were far less people able […]

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Amazon Is Bringing Back ‘The Tick’ And Patrick Warburton Is Already On Board

There may in fact be a higher power. After all, who other than an omnipotent being could have the power to bring back such a critically under-appreciated, yet deeply loved show like The Tick? People Magazine is reporting that Amazon has secured the rights to bring back The Tick TV show as a streaming series […]

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The End Is Near: ‘Transformers’ Scribe Hired To Write Live-Action ‘Dumbo’ Adaptation

All you need to be successful in Hollywood is one or two good credits on a movie that makes a lot of money. It doesn’t matter if your work is shit, as long as you can help a studio turn a profit you’re as good as a golden goose with the ability to turn a […]

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Disney Announces Live-Action Adaptation of ‘Beauty And The Beast’

Hot on the heels of Maleficent‘s $70 million box office debut, Disney has announced plans to adapt another one of their classic animated stories in the not too distant future. According to variety, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn director Bill Condon has been tapped by the house that Mickey Mouse built to direct a live-action […]

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Live-Action ‘Barbie’ Comedy Coming To A Theater Near You

Someone call the band Aqua and let them know a big fat paycheck will [most likely] be on the way soon. Everyone’s favorite plastic doll is coming to the big screen in the not too distant future. Sony Pictures, Mattel and Parkes + MacDonald/Image Nation announced plans today to bring Barbie to life in a […]

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‘Hatchet 3’ Director Releases Live-Action Recreation Of ‘Dead Island’ Game Teaser

Before the best-selling game Dead Island arrived in stores a cinematic trailer was released online that played like a short film told in reverse. A young girl was seen on the ground at the beginning of the clip, and as the story progressed you learned the fate of her family and everyone else on the […]

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Downton Abbey Star Lily James Cast As Cinderella In Disney’s Upcoming Live-Action Film

Disney searched for months (probably years) to find the perfect foot for their glass slipper, and in the end Downton Abbey‘s Lily James was chosen as the perfect fit. In an announcement made around 2pm EST today, Disney confirmed plans to move forward with a live-action adaptation of Cinderella starring actress Lily James. Kenneth Branagh […]

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Boondocks Creator Launches Kickstarter for Live-Action ‘Uncle Ruckus’ Film

Boondocks creator Aaron McGruder has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a live-action film featuring one of his most beloved (and reviled) characters. The Uncle Ruckus Movie began seeking $200,000 in funding on January 30 in hopes of creating a feature length live-action film revolving around popular Boondocks character Uncle Ruckus. The film will be […]

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REASONABLE REMAKES: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Under The Gun is continuing our efforts to bring you more original and engaging content with REASONABLE REMAKES. Written by film-nerd Justin Proper, this column aims to highlight Hollywood’s forgotten gems and spark debate. You see, we’ve grown tired of Hollywood rehashing ideas we’re old enough to remember. Why remake something the majority of the planet still […]

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Get Ready, A “Pinocchio” Prequel Is On The Way

I don’t know how many people saw the box office report this weekend, but Real Steel is once again number one and Fox’s prequel/remake of The Thing failed miserably. You’d think studios would start to realize the hype of remakes, prequels, and sequels is starting to die down, but as you’ll soon learn that seems […]

Cartoon Network confirms LIVE ACTION “Captain Planet” movie

Cartoon Network broke hearts across the, well, planet earlier today when they officially announced plans to begin developing a live action adaptation of their timeless Captain Planet cartoon. “Captain Planet” centers on five kids from across the world who are given superpowers to fight environmental disasters, which makes for a near-perfect combination of mindless entertainment […]